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Post-Graduation Spotlight: Annie Quarles Soars Above Challenges to Achieve Her Physical Therapy Dreams


After being delivered at 25 weeks with a congenital amputation of her left arm, College of Health Professions graduate Annie Quarles was born weighing a mere one pound and ten ounces. Her parents, Robert and Susan, raised her to be grateful for life and she desires to use her one… Read More

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Post-Graduation Spotlight: Annie Quarles Soars Above Challenges to Achieve Her Physical Therapy Dreams

After being delivered at 25 weeks with a congenital amputation of her left arm,  College of Health Professions graduate Annie Quarles was born weighing a mere one pound and ten ounces. Her parents, Robert and Susan, raised her to be grateful for life and she desires to use her one… Read More

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College Spotlight: College of Health Professions’ Educational Agenda Extends Beyond the Classroom


The College of Health Professions (COHP) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is committed to creating educational programs that extend beyond the classroom and into the community. “Students in allied health professions, as in other health care disciplines, recognize that they have responsibilities that go beyond academic… Read More

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College Spotlight: College of Health Professions’ Educational Agenda Extends Beyond the Classroom

The College of Health Professions (COHP) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is committed to creating educational programs that extend beyond the classroom and into the community. “Students in allied health professions, as in other health care disciplines, recognize that they have responsibilities that go beyond academic… Read More

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UTHSC Student Robert Bruno Receives 2016 American Health Information Management Association Foundation Merit Scholarship

Robert Bruno, a fourth-year pharmacy and health informatics and information management student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is the recipient of the 2016 American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Foundation’s Merit Scholarship. He will receive $2,500 for the John Kloss Memorial Veteran Scholarship. According to the foundation’s… Read More

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UTHSC Alumna Dana Webster Cole Gives Back to Gatlinburg

University of Tennessee Health Science Center alumna Dana Webster Cole (COHP ’98 – Health Informatics and Information Management), who works as a senior business systems analyst for Baptist Medical Group, had plans for a girls trip to Gatlinburg with her best friend, Crystal, for relaxation, but her plans changed with… Read More

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Student Spotlight: Mariah Kimes Morphs Personal Obstacles Into Health Care Passion


As a health care professional, helping others overcome illnesses and personal obstacles is an expected behavior. However, when you are the health care professional who can relate to the obstacles being presented, you instantly become part of a special collective. Mariah Kimes, second-year medical laboratory sciences (MLS) student is a… Read More

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Physical Therapy Department to Host GoBabyGo! Memphis, Bringing Mobility to Children with Special Needs Through Custom-Modified Toy Cars

Initiative Retrofits Ride-on Toy Cars for Children with Mobility Issues; Promotes Movement, Sociability and Fun Those shiny motorized cars for sale at toy stores are off-limits to some children with mobility issues that prevent them from being able to maneuver them. But on a Saturday in September, a dozen children with… Read More